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Davie
Location of Davie in Broward County, Florida
Location of Davie in Broward County, Florida
Coordinates: 26°4′53″N 80°16′49″W / 26.08139, -80.28028
Country Flag of the United States United States
State Flag of Florida Florida
County  Broward
Settled 1909
Incorporated (first) 16 November 1925
Incorporated (second) 1960
Government
 - Type Commission-Manager
 - Mayor Tom Truex
 - Town Administrator Gary Shimun
Area [1]
 - Town 34.17 sq mi (88.5 km²)
 - Land 33.43 sq mi (86.6 km²)
 - Water 0.74 sq mi (1.9 km²)  2.17%
Elevation [2] ft (1 m)
Population (1 July 2006)[3]
 - Town 84,350
 - Density 2,265.2/sq mi (874.6/km²)
 - Metro 5,463,857
  Census Bureau estimate
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33312, 33314, 33317, 33324-33332, 33355
Area code(s) 754, 954
FIPS code 12-16475[4]
GNIS feature ID 0281316[5]
Website: http://www.davie-fl.gov

Davie is a town in Broward County, Florida, United States. In 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population at 84,350.[3] It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.[6] This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Image File history File links Flag_of_Florida. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Following is a list of counties in Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The council-manager government is one of two main variations of representative municipal government in the United States. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Eastern Standard Time redirects here. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... Area code 754 went into service on August 1, 2001, to overlay Area code 954 in Broward County, Florida. ... Area code 954 went into service on September 11, 1995, for all telephones within Broward County, Florida. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... The Miami Urbanized Area stretches along the Atlantic Coast for most of the length of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Area, but is confined to a relatively narrow area between the coast and the Everglades. ...

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History

Davie was founded by a group of settlers composed of workers from the Panama Canal Zone. The original name of the town was Zona because of this. Randolph P. Davie, a developer, bought about 27,000 acres (110 km²) in the area and the town name was changed to "Davie." It was carved out of Everglades land that was mostly under water. The early history of the town was dominated by drainage issues, some of which persist today. The Panama Canal Zone (Spanish: ), was a 553 square mile (1,432 km²) territory inside of Panama, consisting of the Panama Canal and an area generally extending 5 miles (8. ... Map of the Everglades ecoregion as delineated by the WWF. Satellite image from NASA. The yellow line encloses two ecoregions, the Everglades and the South Florida rocklands. The South Florida rocklands ecoregion includes the Florida Keys and offshore islands and two patches within the Everglades. ...


Davie has always had a reputation as a "Western" town. It boasts a significant horse-owning population and once was home to many herds of cattle. In recent years, commercial and residential development has discouraged such practices but Davie still tries to maintain a "Western" feel. Pioneer City, a western theme park, was located across the street from Flamingo Gardens. It was built in the 1960s and closed a few years later. Great Basin region, typical American West The Western United States has played a significant role in history and fiction. ... The cowboy, the quintessential symbol of the American Old West, circa 1887. ... Flamingo Gardens (60 acres) is a not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary, aviary, and botanical garden set just north of Miami at 3750 South Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida. ...


Geography

Davie is located at 26°4′53″N, 80°16′49″W (26.081426, -80.280223).[7] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 34.17 square miles (88 km²). 33.43 square miles (87 km²) of it is land and 0.74 square miles (2 km²) of it (2.17%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ...


Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 75,720 people, 28,682 households, and 19,761 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,265.2/mi² (874.5/km²). There were 31,284 housing units at an average density of 935.9/mi² (361.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87.05% White (72.2% were Non-Hispanic White,)[8] 4.56% African American, 0.25% Native American, 2.79% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.86% from other races, and 2.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.85% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 28,682 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 12.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 22.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.13.


In the city the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 33.4% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $47,014, and the median income for a family was $56,290. Males had a median income of $38,756 versus $30,016 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,271. About 6.9% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 7.1% of those age 65 or over. Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in their country. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language made up 75.47% of the population, while Spanish speakers made up 18.74%, and French speakers made up 1.13% of residents. A few other languages spoken were Italian at 0.73%, Chinese at 0.53%, Portuguese 0.51%, and French Creole being the mother tongue of 0.38% of the population.[9] The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... “Native Language” redirects here. ... Haitian Creole (Kreyòl ayisyen) is a creole language based on the French language. ... First language (native language, mother tongue, or vernacular) is the language a person learns first. ...


As of 2000, Davie had the seventy-second highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, at 4.33% of the town's population,[10] and the ninety-sixth highest percentage of Colombian residents in the US, with 1.72% of all residents (tied with Sweetwater and Maywood, New Jersey.)[11] Sweetwater is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. ... Map highlighting Maywoods location within Bergen County. ...


Education

Davie is host of the South Florida Educational Center. A large number of educational institutions have campuses in Davie, including:


Colleges and Universities

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a not-for-profit, independent university, founded in 1964 in Davie, Florida, near Fort Lauderdale. ... “FAU” redirects here. ... Florida International University, commonly known as FIU, is a public research university whose main campus is located in University Park in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... -1... Consistently voted as one of the highest ranked community colleges in the nation, Broward Community College has campuses in six locations in Broward County, Florida. ... Nova High School Nova High School is a Davie, Florida high school in the Broward County Public Schools district. ... ITT Technical Institute (often shortened to ITT Tech) is a private, for-profit, nationally accredited technical institute with over 85 campuses in over 30 states of the United States. ...

Public Elementary Schools

  • Davie Elementary School
  • Flamingo Elementary School
  • Fox Trail Elementary School
  • Hawkes Bluff Elementary School (opened in 1989)
  • Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School
  • Nova Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School
  • Silver Ridge Elementary School

Public Middle Schools

  • Indian Ridge Middle School
  • Nova Middle School

Public High Schools

Mcfatter Technical Center is a magnet high school located in Davie, Florida. ... Nova High School Nova High School is a Davie, Florida high school in the Broward County Public Schools district. ... Western High School is a public senior high school in Parma, Michigan, USA. It has classes for grades 9 through 12. ...

Private Schools

  • St. David Catholic Elementary/Middle School
  • [1]St. Bonaventure School(Catholic Elementary/Middle)
  • The Master's Academy
  • University School of Nova Southeastern University
  • Kentwood Preparatory School, a school for children with AD/HD and similar learning problems
  • Summit-Questa Montessori School

The University School of Nova Southeastern University, also known as the University School is a fully accredited, independent, college preparatory school that serves grades Pre-K through Grade 12. ... Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is generally considered to be a developmental disorder, largely neurological in nature, affecting 3–5 percent of the population. ...

Media

Davie is a part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood media market, which is the twelfth largest radio market[12] and the seventeenth largest television market[13] in the United States. Its daily newspapers are the South Florida-Sun Sentinel and The Miami Herald, and their Spanish-language counterparts El Sentinel and El Nuevo Herald. Miami redirects here. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country State County Broward Established 27 March 1911 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Jim Naugle Area [1]  - City 36. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country United States State Florida County Broward Established 28 November 1925 Government  - Type Commission-Manager  - Mayor Mara Giulianti Area  - City  30. ... The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel is the main daily newspaper of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and all of Broward County. ... The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by The McClatchy Company. ... El Sentinel del Sur de la Florida is a weekly Spanish language newspaper published in Fort Lauderdale, Florida by the Sun-Sentinel Company, a subsidiary of the Tribune Company of Chicago, who also publish the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. ... El Nuevo Herald is a Knight Ridder newspaper published in Spanish in Miami, Florida. ...


Davie Digest is the local free community newspaper serving the Town of Davie with community news and an interactive website http://www.daviedigest.com allowing for the community to submit news and subscribe to the paper.


Points of interest

Flamingo Gardens (60 acres) is a not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary, aviary, and botanical garden set just north of Miami at 3750 South Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida. ... Miami Dolphins Training Facility The Miami Dolphins Training Facility is located on the Nova Southeastern University main campus in Davie, Florida. ...

Famous residents

Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967 in Dallas, Texas), best known as Vanilla Ice, is a Grammy Award nominated, American Music Award winning American rapper and actor known for the 1990 smash hit Ice Ice Baby. ... Dwayne Douglas Johnson[6] (born May 2, 1972)[4], better known by his former ring name The Rock, is an American actor and former professional wrestler. ... Jason Taylor may refer to: Jason Taylor (American football player) (born 1974) Jason Taylor (rugby league footballer) Jason Taylor (Australian rules footballer) (born 1968) Jason Torrell Taylor (Rapper A.K.A. The Game) This human name article is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that might otherwise share the... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1966–1969) Eastern Division (1966–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC East (1970–present) Current uniform Team colors Aqua, Coral, Navy, White Mascot T. D. Personnel Owner H. Wayne Huizenga (50%) and Stephen M. Ross (50%) General Manager... James Joseph Leyritz (born December 27, 1963 in Lakewood, Ohio) is a former catcher and infielder in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1990-1996, 1999-2000), with whom he debuted on June 8, 1990. ... For the American football cornerback, see Chad Johnson (cornerback). ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Current uniform Team colors Black, Orange, White Mascot Who Dey Personnel Owner Mike Brown General Manager {{{general manager}}} Head Coach... Jerry D. Bailey (born August 29, 1957 in Dallas, Texas) is a retired American Hall of Fame jockey. ...

References

  1. ^ Florida by Place. Population, Housing, Area, and Density: 2000. US Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-09-24.
  2. ^ Davie, United States Page. Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved on 2007-09-23.
  3. ^ a b Annual Estimates of the population for the Incorporated Places of Florida (XLS). US Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-09-25.
  4. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (XLS). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-09-24.
  7. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ Demographics of Davie, FL. MuniNetGuide.com. Retrieved on 2007-11-15.
  9. ^ MLA Data Center Results for Davie, FL. Modern Language Association. Retrieved on 2007-09-24.
  10. ^ Ancestry Map of Cuban Communities. Epodunk.com. Retrieved on 2007-10-24.
  11. ^ Ancestry Map of Colombian Communities. Epodunk.com. Retrieved on 2007-10-24.
  12. ^ Top 50 Radio Markets Ranked By Metro 12+ Population, Spring 2005. Northwestern University Media Management Center. Retrieved on 2007-09-24.
  13. ^ Top 50 TV markets ranked by households. Northwestern University Media Management Center. Retrieved on 2007-09-24.

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External links

  • Town of Davie

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